History

Strata: Portraits of Humanity - Jul'18

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(1) In the eighth century, after centuries of trade contact, the Vikings set sail in their clinker-built ships to many parts of the world. Over a span of 300 years, they carried out raids, trade and migration all over Christian Europe and even more far-flung regions. (2) Native Americans from the Standing Rock Indian Reservation speak out on the Dakota Access Pipeline, the repetition of history and their roles as water-protectors in a struggle for modern sovereignty. This film examines the protests as well as the social consequences of pipeline construction.

Strata: Portraits of Humanity - May'18

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(1) Many of the most valuable coins minted in ancient Rome had gold mined from northern Portugal. Huge work areas in the open, deep galleries and a complex network of hydraulic channels are impressive for their size and state of conservation—the most fascinating in Roman Portugal. (2) TAC Tour of Iran 2017 was a 17-day journey to key ancient and medieval sites in the cradle of civilization. In this short video, tour participants express their reactions to a transformative experience, which will be repeated in 2018. We are taking reservations now.

Strata: Portraits of Humanity - Apr'18

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(1) TAC Tour of Iran 2017 was a 17-day journey to key ancient and medieval sites in the cradle of civilization. In this short video, tour participants express their reactions to a transformative experience, which will be repeated in 2018. (2) This film is primarily about the daily lives and traditions of the Turkic Alevi woodmen. The woodmen are a group of Turkmen who for centuries have carried on timber harvesting and living in the mountainous region close to the western and southern shores of Turkey.

Produced in 2018 by Archaeological Legacy Institute